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Child Protection – the Big Lie

Child Protection – the Big Lie

Child protection charities are using the current paranoia regarding the safeguarding of children to line their own pockets. In the UK, the USA and other English speaking countries, ‘child protection’ is big business. Every year, millions are donated or granted to charities who are supposedly there to protect children. However, there seems to be another…

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More Laws…Why?

We do not need more¬† laws – honestly. Governments around the world are presently playing out a huge ‘power-grab’. They never seem to stop making more and more laws with which to oppress their citizens. Laws which make the powerful more powerful and the poor and the weak worse off then ever before. TheOpinionSite.org started…

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Sex Offender Register is a Waste of Money

Sex Offender Register is a Waste of Money

Major criticism has recently been expressed with regard to the UK Sex Offender Register. Many senior police officers think it is a waste of time and money and nobody really believes it has ever prevented an offence from being committed. Only yesterday, a man was convicted of organising the distribution of child porn on Facebook.…

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Prisoners have the right to safety, whatever their crime

Prisoners have the right to safety, whatever their crime

Prison Officers at Grendon prison are cynically blaming budget cuts for the death of a sex offender this week. According to the warders, the cuts have ‘put pressure’ on the system. That cynicism is bad enough but it pales into insignificance when compared with the vitriol that was poured out on BBC Radio 5 live…

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The Venables Saga goes on…and on

The Venables Saga goes on…and on

So, Jon Venables (or whatever his name is now) got 2 years for the child porn offences. Now the knee-jerk prone UK authorities have announced an enquiry into the Probation Service and the handling of the case. They don’t need one and in any case they will never openly criticise the Probation Service who can…

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Why do the British want so many people locked up?

Why do the British want so many people locked up?

The Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke intends to reduce the number of people held in custody in the UK. No sooner had he made his announcement then the howls of anguish and derision started. Accusations that he was going soft on crime, exaggerated claims that he would let out hundreds of dangerous people, suggestions that he…

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So, the Police State in the UK finally runs out of money – Thank God!

The Home Secretary Theresa May had told the police to expect large cuts in their budget. TheOpinionSite.org believes that this is very good news. Over the last 13 years the previous administration had spent a fortune building its private army which was necessary in order to administer the 4000 new criminal offences it had dreamt…

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Will Jon Venables Get a Fair Trial?

The tabloids are doing their thing again over the latest revelations that Jon Venables has been charged with child pornography offences. The Opinion Site.org will not repeat his history repeatedly, unlike the cheap and moronic¬† tabloids, nor will we assume that Venables is guilty as charged. We will not use words such as ‘fiend’ or…

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